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BSA Motorcycles Debuts 2022 Gold Star 650

Finally, the wait is over. About this time last year, we wrote about the news that Mahindra Group in India had bought the rights to the BSA brand, and would be producing them in the UK. They just pulled the wraps off their debut model a day ahead of “Motorcycle Live 2021” in England. BSA sneak-previewed their all-new Gold Star 650 at England’s National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham before the Motorcycle Live event at the NEC, the first in a series of motorcycles the brand plans to bring to market in the coming year(s).

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One Million Strong

Triumph has a long illustrious history in motorcycling, however rocky their journey has been at times. From their initial launch back in 1902, the iconic motorcycle company has grown into a world leader in the field, weathered financial storms, and has emerged stronger than ever. They now prepare to celebrate two milestones- 120 years of manufacturing world-class motorcycles, and rolling out their one millionth machine since reorganizing and relaunching in 1990. The one-off, special edition Tiger 900 Rally Pro was unveiled at Triumph’s global headquarters in Hinckley, England by the company’s CEO, Nick Bloor, in the presence of the entire UK team. The choice of the Tiger 900 Rally Pro was the ideal bike to receive the honor, being such a versatile, all-terrain, do-everything motorcycle, truly representative of the brand’s history and capabilities.

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Gear Review: REAX Poseidon Dry Bag

Our annual fall road trip was looming, and we were excited for the chance to attack the undulating curvy tarmac of the Southern Appalachians. To top it off, we were flying Ted in from his home in Washington State to share the adventure with us, a prospect all of us were looking forward to. Phil at the time still owned his Harley-Davidson Fat Boy, so we put Ted on that, yet had the dilemma of finding adequate motorcycle luggage that he could use with the bike for our week in the mountains.
Cycle Gear to the rescue.

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Royal Enfield Marks 120 Years With Special Edition 650 Twins

It was in November 1901 that Royal Enfield launched its first motorcycle at the Stanley Cycle Show in London, England, kickstarting the journey of an iconic brand which has since inspired millions in their pursuit of pure motorcycling over the last 120 years. From their humble beginnings in 1901, Royal Enfield, the oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production, is marking this milestone year with a pair of 120th Year Anniversary Editions of its popular 650 Twin motorcycles—the INT 650 and Continental GT 650—revealed at the annual EICMA 2021 in Milan, Italy this week.

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Moto Medic First Aid Kit

It’s a side of motorcycling easily buried beneath the glory of dream tours, record breaking dirt jumps and lurid track lean angles: people get hurt in this sport.
Other drivers, weather, wildlife and pilot error can instantly change your day or permanently change your life. Accidents happen anywhere from suburban intersections with help minutes away to remote mountains or deserts hours from assistance. How prepared are you?

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